22 July 2011 4:06 PM, PDT | WENN | See recent WENN news »

Veteran actor Tom Aldredge has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 83.

The star died from lymphoma at a hospice in Tampa, Florida on Friday.

Aldredge was a regular on stage and screen, appearing in films like Cold Mountain in 2003 and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford in 2007.

He appeared on hit TV series The Sopranos and Boardwalk Empire and co-starred with Glenn Close on two seasons of legal drama Damages.

He also earned a Daytime Emmy Award in 1978 for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Children's Programming for his role on Henry Winkler Meets Shakespeare; an episode aired as part of The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People.

A celebrated Broadway star, Aldredge also starred in more than 28 stage productions including The Crucible, Twelve Angry Men and Tom Sawyer.

He landed a total of five Tony Award nominations throughout his stage career for performances in shows such as Sticks and Bones (1972), Stephen Sondheim musical Passion (1994), and Twentieth Century (2004).

He also starred opposite the late Dame Elizabeth Taylor in The Little Foxes in 1981.


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